Flying Forward

Plimpton Shattuck Black Box Theater
April 14, 2020
8:00 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED   An audience will experience a 50 minute documentary premiere screening followed by an innovative and interactive 30 minute dance premiere performance of Jennifer Higdon’s Violin Concerto with soloist Ilana Zaks, conductor Sally Yu and the all female, handpicked orchestra, Kairos Dance Theater and female digital artist, Sable Sanborn. This…

Ashwini Ramaswamy’s ‘Let the Crows Come’

Fine Arts Center
April 14, 2020
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In a new work from Minneapolis-based choreographer/dancer Ashwini Ramaswamy, the Bharatanatyam form is deconstructed and recontextualized, evoking mythography and ancestry to explore how memory and homeland can channel guidance and dislocation. A series of trios and solos by dancers of three distinct artistic lineages is set to an original score performed live by a hybrid…

Paul Taylor Dance Company

Boch Center Shubert Theatre
April 17, 2020
8:00 pm
April 18, 2020
8:00 pm
April 19, 2020
3:00 pm
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Dancemaker Paul Taylor first presented his choreography with five other dancers in Manhattan on May 30, 1954. That modest performance marked the beginning of 64 years of unrivaled creativity, and in the decades that followed, Mr. Taylor became a cultural icon and one of American history’s most celebrated artists, hailed as part of the pantheon…

Boston Butoh Festival presents Rosemary Candelario, Alissa Cardone, and Julie Becton Gillum

Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre
April 23, 2020
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Rosemary Candelario performs “aqueous” which grapples with the extremes of water in the state of Texas, which eons ago was covered by ocean, and now includes large swaths of desert. Drawing on butoh’s ability to morph from one state to another, the dance embodies these contradictory aspects of water. Music by Sarah Ruth uses voice,…

Lorraine Chapman The Company Inc / LCTC

Stockbridge Theatre
April 23, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

this is a performance and does not require proficiency or offer a paid opportunity

DIAVOLO | Architecture in Motion®

Providence Performing Arts Center
April 24, 2020
7:30 pm

Seen by over 95 million people as a top 10 finalist on NBC’s America’s Got Talent, DIAVOLO shatters boundaries and soars beyond the grasp of gravity. Led by the inventive genius of Artistic Director Jacques Heim and his fearless, athletic daredevils, the Los Angeles-based company continues to push a new edge of performance. With a…

Boston University’s Dance Theatre Group Presents Visions 2020!

Boston University Dance Theater
April 24, 2020
8:00 pm
April 25, 2020
4:00 pm
April 25, 2020
8:00 pm
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Boston University’s Dance Theatre Group is pleased to present VISIONS 2020, a spring dance concert with performances on Friday, April 24 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, April 25 at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. This production showcases a wide variety of original works by student, alumni, and faculty choreographers and will take place in Boston…

Empower One Another

OnStage Dance Company
April 25, 2020
4:00 pm

Nozama Dance Collective and OnStage Dance Company are thrilled to announce the second annual “Empower One Another” performance series. This series aims to provide a network of resources to company directors, while also promoting collaboration between companies to create new, compelling work surrounding the themes of the female experience and the female empowerment movement. “Empower…

In Motion: Israeli and Palestinian Arts and Culture

The Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University |
April 26, 2020
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
April 27, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Marked by diversity, pluralism, as well as cutting edge formal and artistic innovations, Israel’s multifaceted culture reflects, critiques and reimagines how we might understand the country’s past, present and future. Together with our partners we will present a variety of artistic modes of expression, including ‘experiential’ sessions, immersive presentations and academic panels and talks. Dance…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

Boch Center Wang Theatre
April 30, 2020
8:00 pm
May 1, 2020
8:00 pm
May 2, 2020
2:00 pm
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One of the world’s favorite dance companies, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater is beloved for their incomparable sense of joy, freedom and spirit. The incomparable connection between dancers and audience coupled with brilliant choreography make for the kind of experience that brings audiences back year after year. Under the artistic direction of Robert Battle since…